Aircraft IT Logo

Skip Navigation LinksHome::Operations::News::Thales acquires AvioVision, leading software and services provider for the aviation industry
June 2019 May 2019 April 2019 March 2019 February 2019 January 2019 December 2018 November 2018 October 2018 September 2018 August 2018 July 2018 June 2018 May 2018 April 2018 March 2018 February 2018 January 2018 December 2017 November 2017 October 2017 September 2017 August 2017 July 2017 June 2017 May 2017 April 2017 March 2017 February 2017 January 2017 December 2016 November 2016 October 2016 September 2016 August 2016 July 2016 June 2016 May 2016 April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014 February 2014 January 2014 December 2013 November 2013 October 2013 September 2013 August 2013 July 2013 June 2013 May 2013 April 2013 March 2013 February 2013 January 2013 December 2012 November 2012 October 2012 September 2012 August 2012 July 2012 June 2012 May 2012 April 2012 March 2012 February 2012 January 2012 December 2011 November 2011 October 2011 September 2011 August 2011 July 2011 June 2011 May 2011 April 2011 March 2011 February 2011 January 2011 December 2010 November 2010 August 2010

Thales acquires AvioVision, leading software and services provider for the aviation industry


Connect with Aircraft IT
Sign up to the Aircraft IT twitter feed for all the aviation industry's latest IT related news
Click here to learn about free Membership to Aircraft IT

Thales acquires AvioVision, leading software and services provider for the aviation industry
Thales has today announced the acquisition of Belgian based AvioVision, one of the most innovative and successful start-ups in the field of digitalisation of aircraft operation processes based on Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) solutions.

At the forefront of digital transformation, Thales actively helps airlines to streamline operations through digitalisation.

The acquisition of AvioVision is for Thales a clear step forward in its strategy as digitalisation expands to the aircraft cockpit.

AvioVision has developed AVIOBOOK, an EFB applications platform already successfully implemented at 25 airlines, and currently used on more than 900 aircrafts. Pilots use AVIOBOOK to prepare and optimize their flight in collaboration with their Airline Operation Center.

The combination of Thales and AvioVision capabilities will helpdevelop EFB solutions for airlines with an increasingly broader range of operational applications, leveraging Thales’ expertise in avionics, airborne connectivity, data analytics, cybersecurity and ground support platforms. Thales’ worldwide footprint and international commercial network will support and boost AvioVision’s growth.

Aviovision will become a 100% owned subsidiary of Thales. Thales is proud to welcome the company’s current management and employees, to carry on their successful journey at best satisfaction of our customers.

Kris Van den Bergh, CEO of AvioVision said: “This is a very important step for AvioVision. We are very proud that a world leader such as Thales chooses to incorporate our successes and invest in the platform that our team has developed. Thales’ global position will permit us to further use our expertise and technological base to accelerate our growth and address a larger market. We are very much looking forward to joining the Thales’ family and jointly enhance our customer’s operations with smart solutions.”

Key Points
  • Thales has acquired AvioVision one of Europe’s most innovative software and services providers to the aviation industry
  • With the acquisition of AvioVision, Thales will be able to extend its Electronic Flight Bag offer ranging from full systems to state of the art applications 
  • This acquisition reinforces Thales’ position as a leader in the field of digitalisation of aircraft operations and processes
“Thales works together with its customers to help drive digital transformation across a broad range of sectors. Therefore the Group is pleased to welcome AvioVision’s talents as part of its family. Capitalising on both AvioVision’s innovative applications and Thales expertise in the integration of complex avionics systems with Electronic Flight Bags, Thales will be able to extend its range of EFB solutions to support airlines in the optimization of their operations”

Gil Michielin, Thales Executive Vice President for Avionics